Tax police officers terminated activity of an underground plant that produced alcoholic beverages in the Donetsk region, Censor.NET reports citing State Fiscal Service press office.
In the course of the "Excise-2016" operation, criminal proceedings have been opened under article 3 (p.204 - illegal manufacturing, possession, sale or transportation with intent to sell excisable goods) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. it was found that a restaurant located in the city of Sloviansk carried out illegal production of alcohol under the guise of its own brand.
After a number of searches, 790 liters of fake spirits worth 230,000 hryvnia was found and seized. The alcohol has been poured in containers without excise duty stamps. Investigation is underway.
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